JEE Main Syllabus 2019

JEE Main Syllabus 2019/2020 - Download JEE Paper 1, 2 (Physics / Chemistry / Maths) Syllabus PDF

It takes a few good months or even years to complete the entire JEE Main Syllabus 2019 / 2020. As per the JEE Main syllabus 2019 PDF, the questions will be based on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. For the first time, JEE Main 2019 will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). However, at the NTA press conference, it was announced that JEE Main syllabus 2019 will remain same as that of the previous years'. Engineering aspirants must make sure that they become familiar with the JEE Main syllabus 2019, so that they can focus on the required topics only. However, candidates must note that JEE Main 2019 Syllabus for Paper I and Paper II will be different from each other. To understand the JEE 2019 syllabus better, candidates can refer to the NCERT, ICSE and State Board books. NTA will be conducting JEE Main 2019 twice i.e. first one from 6 to 20 January and the next from 7 to 21 April 2019. Go through this page for more details on JEE Main Syllabus 2019 PDF download.

JEE Main Syllabus 2019: Physics, Chemistry, Maths Syllabus

As mentioned earlier, the syllabus for JEE Main 2019 will be different for both paper 1 (B.E./ B.Tech.) and paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning). In JEE Main Paper 1, the questions will be based on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Whereas, in JEE Main Paper 2, the topics will be divided into two parts i.e. Part I and II. The syllabus of JEE Main Paper 1 and 2 will vary from each other, thus, candidates appearing for both the paper are advised not to get confused with the topics. As per the JEE Main syllabus, topics for Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics will be divided into various units. These units are similar to the ones that students have faced in their Class 11 and 12 syllabi. Thus, aspirants are advised to properly go through the NCERT books, and the topics of Class 12 and 11.

JEE Main Syllabus 2019 - Physics

In the Physics section, on the basis of the following topics, the questions will be prepared - Physics and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solid and Liquid, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Oscillation and Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, etc.

On the basis of the above units, the questions for this section will be based on the following topics -

Work, Energy and Power



Electromagnetic induction & alternating current

Physics and Measurements

Properties of Solids and Liquids

Magnetic effect of current and Magnetics

Communication Systems


Kinetic theory of gases

Electronic Devices

Oscillations & Waves


Electromagnetic waves

Rotational Motion

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Current Electricity

Atoms and Nuclei

Laws of motion


JEE Main Syllabus 2019 - Mathematics

The JEE Main Mathematics syllabus 2019 will contain topics based on the following topics - Sets, Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications, Sequences and Series, Limit, Continuity and Differentiability, Integral Syllabus, etc.

Based on the above units, some of the topics on which the questions will be based are provided in the table below -

Integral Calculus

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

Differential Equation

Vector Algebra

Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications

Coordinate geometry

Permutation and combination

Mathematical Reasoning

Sequences and Series

Matrices and Determinants

Co-ordinate geometry of three dimensions

Mathematical Induction

Statistics and Probability

Limit, Continuity and Differentiability


Sets, Relations and Functions

JEE Main Syllabus 2019 - Chemistry 

As per the following units, the questions will be prepared - Physical Chemistry, States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solutions, Chemical Kinetics, Equilibrium, Surface Chemistry, etc.

In Chemistry, the topics will further be divided into Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. The following are the topics on which the questions will be based -

  1. Physical Chemistry: Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, States of Matter, Chemical Thermodynamics, Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry, Equilibrium, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Solutions, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry
  2. Inorganic Chemistry: Block Metals, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals, Environmental Chemistry, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in properties, Coordination Compounds, Hydrogen, Block Metals
  3. Organic Chemistry: Organic Compounds Containing Halogens, Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry, Principles Related to Practical Chemistry, Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Hydrocarbons, Biomolecules 

JEE Main Syllabus 2019 - JEE Paper 2 Syllabus

The JEE Main Paper 2 is being held for admission to the B.Arch and B.Planning of the participating institutes. Candidates can check the JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus below -

JEE Main Paper 2 (Part I) Syllabus

  • Visualising different sides of three-dimensional objects
  • Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings
  • Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials
  • Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal)
  • Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment

JEE Main Paper 2 (Part II) Syllabus

  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (festivals, trees, public space, recreational spaces, market, monuments, street scenes, etc.)
  • Sketching of a landscape (jungles, riverfronts, plants, etc.)
  • Sketching of rural life
  • Three dimensional - perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast
  • Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms
  • Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil
  • Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects

JEE Main Syllabus 2019 - Download PDF

Along with the information brochure for JEE Main 2019, the JEE Main Syllabus PDF will be available. As earlier discussed, it is a crucial step for aspirants to become familiar with the JEE Main 2019 syllabus. Once candidates are familiar with the topics and sub-topics of JEE syllabus 2019, they can start collecting the required study materials and avoid wasting energy and time on topics that are not needed.

For the convenience of candidates, Mota Chashma has provided the JEE Main Syllabus 2019 in PDF for all the sections i.e. for JEE Main Paper 1 Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics syllabus, and JEE Main Paper 2 i.e. B.Arch and B.Planning syllabus. 

Click here to download JEE Main Syllabus 2019 PDF 

IIT JEE Preparation - Tips on How to Prepare for JEE Mains

Once the candidates are done going through the topics and sub-topics of JEE Main syllabus, then they can start with the preparation. For IIT JEE Preparation, first, the aspirants are required to collect the necessary study materials like the books, notes, etc. Candidates are advised to stay focused and avoid any kind of distraction that will be wasting time. Some of the basic tricks that candidates can follow for preparation of JEE Main 2019 are as follows -

  • Be familiar with the topics and sub-topics of the JEE Main Syllabus
  • Complete the syllabus and make sure all the topics are covered
  • Start solving old question papers, sample papers and mock tests to check the preparation level
  • Give a thorough analysis of the solved question papers, sample papers, mock test answers, to know the strengths and weaknesses
  • Work on the topics that candidates are weak to improve them

JEE Main 2019 Preparation - Best Books

Once candidates are familiar with the topics of JEE Main syllabus 2019, they can start collecting the study materials such as books, notes, videos, etc. It is advisable for candidates to go through all the topics and complete the same as soon as possible. This will buy them time to do a thorough revision and practice the sample papers. For each subject and paper, JEE Main Syllabus topics will vary i.e. JEE Main Physics syllabus will be different from that of JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus. Similarly, JEE Main Paper 1 syllabus will be different from JEE Main Paper 2. Thus, candidates appearing for both JEE Main Paper 1 and 2 are advised not to get confused with the syllabus and topics.

Candidates can check the list of books that can be considered important for JEE Main preparation are -

JEE Main Preparation Books for Physics

Books Authors
Concepts of Physics, Vol 1 and 2 H. C Verma Vol 1 and Vol 2
Advanced level Physics Nelson and Parker
Elements of Dynamics S.L.Loney
Fundamentals of Physics Resnick, Halliday, Walker
Problems in General Physics I.E. Irodov
Arihant Physics D. C. Pandey

JEE Main Preparation Books for Mathematics

Books Authors
Integral Calculus Arihant
 Class XI & XII R.D. Sharma
 Higher Algebra Hall Knight+ Bernard-child
Differential Calculus Arihant
Problems in Calculus of One Variable Algebra I.A.Maron


JEE Main Preparation Books for Chemistry

Books Authors
Inorganic Chemistry J.D.Lee
Organic Chemistry R.D. Sharma
Inorganic Chemistry O.P.Tandon
Physical Chemistry  N Awasthi
Physical Chemistry Atkins

Check the Best Books for JEE Main, IIT JEE Preparation

JEE Main Question Papers

After going through the topics of the JEE Main syllabus 2019, candidates are advised to solve the JEE Main question papers. By solving these JEE Main old question papers, candidates will improve their preparation level and also become familiar with their strengths and weaknesses. JEE Main aspirants can go through the question papers of previous years and start solving them.

  1. JEE Main 2014 Question Paper
  2. JEE Main 2015 Question Paper
  3. JEE Main 2016 Question Paper

About NTA JEE Main 2019

For the first time, National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting JEE Main 2019. From this year onward, JEE Main will be held in computer based mode and the test will be held twice a year. The Joint Entrance Examination is one of the reputed engineering entrance exams held across India for admission to the top-rated engineering colleges. Also, JEE Main exam is the gateway for JEE Advanced, which is held for admission to the IITs and IISc. There will be two papers of JEE Main i.e. Paper 1, held for admission to the B.Tech and B.E. colleges, and Paper 2, held for admission to the B.Planning and B.Arch programmes of various colleges. Candidates can appear for both JEE Main Paper 1 as well as Paper 2, however, they must note that the JEE Main syllabus will be different for both the papers, and they must be familiar with them.

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